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European debt crisis

Nov 14, 2012 — This was the first time protests and strikes went pan-European since the sovereign debt crisis took hold of the continent.
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Jun 20, 2012 — Johnny Johnson posed this question on our Facebook page. Here's our answer.
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Jun 19, 2012 — Does Greece have any alternatives to austerity?
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Jun 7, 2012 — The official unemployment rate now stands at 21.9 percent. It's yet another sign of how troubled times are in Greece.
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Jun 4, 2012 — Here's a quick, dramatic overview of Europe's crisis.
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May 7, 2012 — If Greece abandons the euro, its already awful economy will get even worse.
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Mar 9, 2012 — Say you bought insurance that was supposed to pay out if you got into a car accident. Then you got into a car accident. And a committee met and decided that, actually, you did not get into a car accident.
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Mar 9, 2012 — Most of its creditors have agreed to swap their bonds for others worth much less — a move that was needed before Greece could get a much-needed $172 billion bailout.
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Feb 21, 2012 — Greece just got its latest bailout. Here's why it won't be the last.
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Jan 26, 2012 — There's no blueprint for a country to declare bankruptcy, so Greece's creditors are sort of making things up as they go along.
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